Monday, October 28th, 2013

Temptalia Asks You


How does your beauty routine change during the winter? Share!
Temptalia's AnswerThe biggest change is really in skincare, and I tend to reach for extra hydration – be it a heavier night time moisturizer, a hydrating serum, or just really try to make sure I’m staying hydrated by drinking more water throughout the day.

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20 thoughts on “How does your beauty routine change during the winter?

  1. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Julie Julie

    One word… MOISTURIZER!!!

  2. I have replaced body lotions with body butters and heavily moistursing night creams .. :)

  3. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Catherine CatherineM

    I change my skincare routine by swtiching for a richer moisturizer and a heavy-duty cleanser (shiseido cleansing oil) as I tend to wear more makeup in winter than in summer, e.g. heavier foundation, darker lipsticks and glosses, more and darker eyeshadows.
    In addition I try to use a hydrating face mask once a week as soon as I have to turn on the central heating at home, since it makes my skin really dry, and I reach for richer body butters after my shower in the morning.

  4. I use a heavier moisturizer both day and night. Hand cream and body lotion (thanks to hot yoga, I rarely need body lotion in the warmer months, which is quite amazing since I used to need it summer and winter). And lip balm!

  5. I have very dry skin to begin with, so I definitely pay extra attention as to whether or not my skincare is doing its job. Makeup wise I opt for more eye makeup & darker colors.

  6. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Lily Kelley Lily

    A good night time moisturizer(Clinique) and staying hydrated.

  7. Klee

    Richer moisturizer for face and body, and I change palettes-from summer corals to rosier colors.

  8. I forego any foundation/concealor products that cling to dry patches. Pretty much nix bronzer as well, except for contouring on fancy days. Exfoliate my lips almost every day!

  9. Melissa

    I add jojoba oil to my moisturizer.

  10. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Elizabeth Lizzi

    I get oily on the summer, but in the winter my skin is normal so I get to use liquid foundation. And I do prefer how it looks, but the summer humidity and my summer skin only permit it for winter.

  11. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Laurel Laurel

    Not much changes for me. I have normal skin with dry patches so I use argan oil year round to moisturizer. In the wintertime I do add some Egyptian magic to my dry areas, mainly my nose. Other than that I keep everything else the same.

  12. Living on a farm and working in the elements in the great white north, my skin takes a serious beating at this time of year. I do everything I can to plump my skin up. In my arsenal: Moisturizing serum ( I actually like one by Dior), tons of moisturizer (I love HydraFlash by Sisley), and my secret weapon, Sisley Black Rose cream mask for days when I want to look gooood. When the temps hit the crossover between ℉ and ℃, it’s time to give in and just try and stay warm.

  13. When it comes to skincare, I definitely add more moisture. But as far as makeup goes I love darker berry lips and I use more cream blushes and highlighters. I stay away from a lot of extra powder because it’s the one time of year that I don’t need it.

  14. Nikki

    When it comes to skincare, I reach for richer moisturizers for my face and body, and I keep lip balm handy as my lips are typically dryer than usual. As for makeup, I am more likely to reach for liquid foundations, and I prefer reds, fuchsias, plums, and berries for my lip colors, blushes, and nail polish.

  15. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Chelsea Chelsea

    I have really dehydrated skin (not dry though – oils and my skin don’t like each other), so I just added in a serum/essence (Hada Labo Tokyo Replenishing Hydrator), which I’m using under my normal moisturizer (Tri Derma Facial Redness Repair). I add heavier moisturizer just where I need it (Tri Derma Intense Fast Healing Cream), and I’m using a more hydrating cleanser (Hada Labo Tokyo Hydrating Facial Cleanser)

    Also, I have to be obsessive about my hands now that it’s getting cold in Michigan, and I walk everywhere. Hand cream during the day, massive amounts of cuticle oil at night, ointments all over my hands at night, wearing gloves…

  16. smfrances

    I am doing Obagi Nu Derm now, which is a whole set of issues (peeling and redness until you get to the holy grail). Normally, my skin gets much drier. I turn to Bobbi Brown Extra products and a humidifier. I also love Kielh’s All Sport Non-Freeze Facial Protector SPF 30 when it gets below 0. I wear it under foundation and it keeps my skin from chapping in harsh winds and low temps.

  17. I just add a few drops of rosehip oil to my usual moisturizer in winter — It saves me the effort of having to rotate moisturizers, and when the weather starts getting warmer I can always just reduce the amount of rosehip oil I mix in. Other than that, I sometimes wear my evening eye cream in the mornings, but that’s about it!

    I don’t change my make-up at all. Having grown up in the tropics, I just plain don’t understand the concept of seasonal colors. ^^;

  18. Jaye

    I used facial mists throughout the day like the Grape Water Spray from Caudalie. Or if that’s out of stock I will use the Evian water spray on face several times a day.mit will not disturb your makeup. Also I turn on the humidifier and place it next to the bed. AND the biggest one that helps a lot is moisturizing immediately after shower.

  19. Profile wp-user-avatar wp-user-avatar-60 alignnone photo of Mikki G Michelle

    Though my skin is usually on the dry side anyway, it is way worse in winter here in Northern Illinois. I have to break out a heavy moisturizer twice a day as well as a glycerin/rosewater spritzer I make to draw in even more moisture. I use coconut oil as my body lotion when winter comes as well. I also change foundations in winter to one that is more moisturizing like MAC Studio Sculpt. All this to keep the unsightly flaky, red skin at bay.

  20. Instead of foamy cleanser, I switch it up to a cream cleanser and I use face oils a lot and moisturizer a lot!